A total of six new lawsuits against insurance companies over Hurricane Ike damage claims were filed in Jefferson County District Court, March 28-April 1, 2011.

The following complaints were filed:

  • Alex Alvarez of 3801 42nd St. in Port Arthur alleges Farmers Insurance Exchange denied his claim for roof and water damages caused to his property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. Alvarez will be represented by Paul A. Smith Jr. and Carlos E. Solis of Solis and Smith in San Antonio and by Danny R. Scott Jr. of the Law Office of Danny R. Scott Jr. in Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: B189-680.

  • Kevin and Bridgette Chretien of 4555 Boyt Road in Beaumont allege Texas Windstorm Insurance Association minimized their claim for damages caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. The Chretiens will be represented by John Pat Parsons of Lindsay, Lindsay and Parsons in Beaumont and by Cade Bernsen of The Bernsen Law Firm in Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: A189-705.

  • Stefon and Athena Gardiner of 8235 Stacy Lane in Beaumont allege HomeWise Preferred Insurance Company denied their claim for damages caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. HomeWise denied the Gardiners' damages after assigning adjuster Cary Dempsey to inspect the premises, according to the complaint. The Gardiners will be represented by John Pat Parsons of Lindsay, Lindsay and Parsons in Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: E189-661.

  • Aronette Holmes of 1478 Church St. in Beaumont alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied her claim for roof and water damages caused to her property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. Holmes will be represented by Paul A. Smith Jr. and Carlos E. Solis of Solis and Smith in San Antonio and by Danny R. Scott Jr. of the Law Office of Danny R. Scott Jr. in Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: B189-677.

  • Marcelino and Alicia Magana of 5012 Lewis Drive in Port Arthur allege Fire Insurance Exchange denied their claim for roof and water damages caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. The Maganas will be represented by Paul A. Smith Jr. and Carlos E. Solis of Solis and Smith in San Antonio and by Danny R. Scott Jr. of Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: D189-676.

  • Elton and Patricia White of 1600 Joe Louis Ave. in Port Arthur alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied their claim for contents, foundation, structure, roof, water and wind damages caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. TWIA denied the Whites' claim after it assigned adjuster Skip Owens to investigate, according to the complaint. The Whites will be represented by Michael R. Ramsey of the Mostyn Law Firm in Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: E89-667.

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